Qin or Early Western Han dynasty (220 B.C. - 8 A.D.), Shaanxi province, China
Length 30 cm., high 30 cm.
Literature: Spirit of Han, pl. 2 and 3. See photo 11.
Grey earthenware with traces of original pigment.
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The result of the thermoluminescence test, is consistent with the dating of the item, Han dynasty. See photo
The cocoon-shaped body raised on a splayed food and supporting a short cylindrical neck with flat rim. On picture 2 there is kind of a crack at the foot junction. It is original and not a repair,
Provenance: Old Dutch private collection, 1970’s
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Catawiki disclaimer: This piece has been dated based on a TL test. No further tests, such as, an analysis of pigments or radiography scans have been conducted to check the integrity of the piece.
- Qin o temprana dinastía Han occidental
- Región / País de origen
- Título de la obra de arte
- Grey Pottery Cocoon Vase, TL-test, Length 30 cm., H 30 cm.
- Buen estado, ver descripción
- 30×30×8 cm